Gretchen Guess resigns from School Board for job out of state


Anchorage School Board member Gretchen Guess has resigned from her position, the Anchorage School District said Tuesday. She is moving from Alaska for a job in Jacksonville, Fla.

Guess served on the board for two years and is a former board president. Before that, she was a state legislator who represented northeast Anchorage. She currently works as the director of business development at Providence Health & Services Alaska. She will become the ambulatory care service line director at St. Vincent's HealthCare in Fla, according to the district release.

Guess was not up for re-election until spring 2014. The board will appoint her replacement by April 1.

The district will accept applications to replace Guess March 5-19. On March 30, the board will hold a special meeting to fill the vacancy.

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